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Dennis, Anita, Ed. – Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2020
In a rapidly changing 21st-century economy with growing competition from abroad, continuing to field a world-leading, skilled workforce is both more essential and more challenging than ever to the mission of delivering increasing prosperity for American families and preserving this nation's economic leadership. The US must therefore confront its…
Descriptors: Immigration, Competition, Talent, Skilled Workers
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Lewis, Steven; Hogan, Anna – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
This article explores the uptake of so-called fast policy solutions to problems in different education policy contexts and highlights the potential impacts that can arise from such policymaking approaches. We draw upon recent literature and theorising around notions of fast policy and evidence-informed policymaking, which suggests that, in an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Government Publications
Urban, Jennifer Brown, Ed.; Linver, Miriam R., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
After years of hard work and many long hours, you've finally finished your dissertation and earned your doctorate. You've persevered through many challenges, but one dilemma still lies before you: What will you do with your degree? Many graduates go on to pursue academic careers -- but academia isn't for everyone. This career guide examines the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Doctoral Degrees
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2019
In a rapidly changing 21st-century economy with growing competition from abroad, continuing to field a world-leading, skilled workforce is both more essential and more challenging than ever to the mission of delivering increasing prosperity for American families and preserving our nation's economic leadership. The US must therefore confront its…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Competition, Risk, Economic Development
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Olmedo, Antonio – Oxford Review of Education, 2017
This paper focuses on the role of governments in contemporary networked political configurations. Such networks constitute policy communities, usually based upon shared conceptions of social problems and their solutions. By enabling social, political, and economic connections at local, regional, national, and international levels, such networks…
Descriptors: Global Education, Educational Policy, Government Role, Networks
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Leung, Yui Kei; Leung, Yan Wing; Yuen, Timothy Wai Wa – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
A vibrant civil society, composed of active non-governmental organizations (NGOs), has always been identified as an important factor for "good governance". This paper reports a pilot study using semi-structured interviews to find out the contribution of advocacy NGOs in the governance of Hong Kong. It points out that the NGO's conception…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Governance
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Shevchenko, Lyubov' I.; Ivanova, Svetlana A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The urgency of the problems stated in the paper is conditioned by the need to develop and adopt a new concept of legislation, which would have fixed the starting positions and the principles of legal regulation of relations in the sphere of fuel and energy complex, including the forms of Russia's participation in international projects in the…
Descriptors: Energy, Federal Legislation, Fuels, Efficiency
Hill, Catherine; Miller, Kevin; Benson, Kathleen; Handley, Grace – American Association of University Women, 2016
Despite women's impressive gains in education and the workplace over the past 50 years, men greatly outnumber women in leadership, especially in top positions. From corporate boardrooms to the halls of Congress, from universities to the courts, from religious institutions to philanthropic organizations, men are simply much more likely than women…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Barriers, Gender Bias
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Shiroma, Eneida Oto – Journal of Education Policy, 2014
This paper focuses on the role of networks in the policy-making process in education and discusses the potential of network analysis as an analytical tool for education policy research. Drawing on publically available data from personal or institutional websites, this paper reports the findings from research carried out between 2005 and 2011.…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Network Analysis
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Healey, Nigel – Higher Education Review, 2013
Against the backdrop of unprecedented growth in the global demand for higher education, the UK government has recognised that there is a huge potential market beyond conventional "export education," if its universities can find ways of providing "transnational education" (TNE) to the millions of foreign students unable or…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Gomes, Alfredo M.; Robertson, Susan L.; Dale, Roger – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2012
This article aims to discuss the relationship between higher education (HE), globalisation and regionalism projects focusing on HE in Latin America and Brazil. It is claimed that HE has predominantly taken the diverse, yet concerted and co-ordinated routes of globalisation and regionalisation and, by doing so, been profoundly transformed. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Correlation
Spring, Joel – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
Turning his distinctive analytical lens to the politics of American education, the author looks at contemporary educational policy issues from theoretical, practical, and historical perspectives. This comprehensive overview documents and explains who influences educational policy and how, bringing to life the realities of schooling in the 21st…
Descriptors: Global Education, Textbooks, Educational Finance, Governance
Kimura, Tadamasa – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The objective of this dissertation is to explore the socio-cultural contextualization of the digital divide in Japanese society. I undertake this task by developing a theoretical and methodological framework based on the notion of "culture as models," while explicating the cultural dimensions of the digital divide and the dynamics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Computers, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
Bartik, Timothy J. – W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2009
This chapter is a draft of Chapter 7 of a planned book, "Preschool and Jobs: Human Development as Economic Development, and Vice Versa." This book analyzes early childhood programs' effects on regional economic development. Four early childhood programs are considered: (1) universally accessible preschool for four-year-olds of similar…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Taxes, Early Childhood Education, Nurses
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Phillipson, Robert – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2008
The article explores the transition from the linguistic imperialism of the colonial and postcolonial ages to the increasingly dominant role of English as a neoimperial language. It analyzes "global" English as a key dimension of the U.S. empire. U.S. expansionism is a fundamental principle of the foreign policy of the United States that can be…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Language Planning, Linguistics, Multilingualism
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